MY FIRST ROSCA DE REYES Happy New Year amigos! Just when you thought the parties and food was over…it’s not! In Mexico the festive season continues. Here’s a breakdown of upcoming official holidays and the recipes found on dinner tables.
Three Kings Bread Rosca de Reyes is served for the traditional afternoon snack on Three Kings Day, January along with hot chocolate. The person who finds the bean in their piece has to buy tamales for Candlemax on of Feb.
Rosca de Reyes: aprende a hacer este tradicional pan para el 6 de enero. // Three Kings Bread: a fruited coffee-cake type bread served in Mexico on Jan. 6 (Epiphany), which celebrates the visit of the Magi to the Holy Family. The ring recalls the jeweled crowns of the Three Kings. People gather in their homes, offices, etc., where each person cuts a slice. A small figurine of the Baby Jesus is hidden in the loaf; whoever finds it is responsible for the tamales served at a party on Feb. 2.
In Mexico, Día de Los Reyes (known elsewhere as Epiphany) is celebrated on January 6 to honor the Three Wise Men. This holiday represents the day the Three Wise Men gave gifts to Jesus Christ. The day closes the Christmas festivities and is the day the people of Mexico exchange gifts. During Día de Los [...]